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World Record in Sint Maarten

Jun 16, 2023 | 0 comments

St. Maarten Flavors and Port St. Maarten Group attempt World Record as kickoff for “June’s Appeteaser Week”

This Thursday Morning June 15th, St. Maarten visitors and residents jointly broke the current world record in “simultaneous cocktail tasting” as an official start of this year’s “St. Maarten Flavors” campaign. 483 participants enjoyed a joint welcome cocktail “Sweet SXM” provided by Caribbean Liquors & Tobacco at the Sharkey’s venue at Port St. Maarten. With this effort, destination St. Maarten broke a Russian record of 354 cocktail enthusiasts dating back to 2017. 

A few words about this record …

Word record attempt at Port St. Maarten

The World Record attempt, organized by the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) . Served as the official kick-off of the 2023 St. Maarten Flavors Program. In the run-up to the St. Maarten Flavors prix fixe month of November, it organized “Appeteaser Week”. Taking place June 15 – June 24. During this week, a selection of restaurants already offers a preview of their “signature dish” designed for that month. Restaurants offering a 3-course signature dish for $49 for June Appeteaser Week. Try out Emilio’s, Jai’s Contemporary Cuisine, La Perle Bleu, Roma, and Mr. Chow at Oasis. Also Ocean Lounge, Pure Ocean, and TJ’s Cassava Coal Pot. Those restaurants offering a one-course signature dish for $17.50 are TJ´s Cassava Coal Pot, Jai´s Contemporary Fusion Cuisine, La Perle Bleu, and Ocean Lounge at Holland House …

Let’s have a toast …

A symbolic toast after a countdown, signaled the moment that locals and visitors took up their cocktail and jointly opened the St. Maarten Flavors 2023 food events. Next to official witnesses, international media were present at the event. Till date, the largest registered cocktail tasting event comprised of 354 participants and was recorded by Wild Turkey Jazz Festival in Moscow, Russia on November 18th, 2017. The joint toast did not just perform beyond this record, but also served as a unique welcome cocktail for passengers of the world’s largest cruise ship, hoping to leave a lasting impression of the “Friendly Island”. The collaboration with Royal Caribbean went flawlessly and their efforts to get passengers to participate in the record made it a successful event.

A toast to the new record!
What a wonderful day in St. maarten

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